Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method

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Cornell University Press, 1983 - 285 páginas
Genette uses Proust's Remembrance of Things Past as a work to identify and name the basic constituents and techniques of narrative. Genette illustrates the examples by referring to other literary works. His systemic theory of narrative deals with the structure of fiction, including fictional devices that go unnoticed and whose implications fulfill the Western narrative tradition.
 

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Imprescindible, pág. 212. The voice, semiótica.

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Foreword by Jonathan Culler
15
Order
45
Duration
86
Frequency
113
Mood
161
Voice
212
Afterword
263
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Gérard Genette is the author of many books, including four published in translation by Cornell. Sylvie Courtine-Denamy is a French philosopher and author of Hannah Arendt. G. M. Goshgarian is the translator of several books from Cornell, including The Jew and the Other and Three Women in Dark Times: Edith Stein, Hannah Arendt, Simone Weil.

Jonathan Culler is Class of 1916 Professor of English at Cornell University. He is the author of many books, including On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism and The Pursuit of Signs: Semiotics, Literature, Deconstruction, both from Cornell University Press, and Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction.

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